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Possible to flash a 1060 3 GB version to 6GB?

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I of course know there is nothing to be done about the memory but I keep reading about how the 3GB version (I just purchased a 3gb version EVGA model 1060 for my gf's PC) has a few cores disabled. Is there any way to flash the card to re-enable these?
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Unlike some AMD cards, nVidia's core disables are all on the hardware level meaning they physically laser cut out the excess cores on the die. Therefore even with a BIOS unlock, you won't get anything extra out of it.
    
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